Michael Carrick facing uncertain future at Manchester United

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Michael Carrick is facing an uncertain future at Manchester United under new boss Louis van Gaal, according to The Manchester Evening News

The central-midfielder, who has been a key member of the Red Devils' side in recent time, struggled for form in the 2013/14 season, and was consequently left out of Roy Hodgson's England squad for the up coming World Cup.

And now it appears that the 32-year-old could be on his way out of Old Trafford this summer, with Van Gaal having already identified replacements for the former Tottenham man.

It appears that Dutch duo Kevin Strootman and Jordy Clasie are high on the priority list for Van Gaal as he looks to create his own team at United.

Strootman, who is plying his trade for Italian outfit Roma, is currently out injured, however it appears that the Red Devils boss rates him extremely highly. Meanwhile, Feyenoord ace Clasie has gained many admirers in recent time, and looks set to star at this summer's World Cup. 

It remains to be seen, however, as to whether Van Gaal will look to move Carrick on before the start of next season, as United go in search of glory under the new management regime.

Manchester United will be looking to make amends from last season's nightmare seventh placed Premier League finish, as they look to quickly return to Europe's elite competition.  

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